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The 24 News is part of SGS College and boasts some of the best sporting facilities in Further Education. We are partnered with both Bristol City, Bristol City WFC, Bristol Rugby, Forrest Green Rovers and the Bristol Flyers. We offer elite level coaching in American Football, Athletics, Basketball, Boxing, Cricket, Female Football, Female Rugby, Football, Golf, Netball, Rugby League, Rugby Union and Table Tennis.
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WELCOME TO THE BRISTOL ACADEMY OF SPORT

The 24 News is an integral part of SGS College. We are partnered with a host of local professional sporting organisations including Bristol Sport, both the men’s and women’s teams of Bristol City FC, Bristol Rugby, the Bristol Flyers and Forest Green Rovers FC.

̶OUTSTANDING BY STANDING OUT”

The 24 News has only ever received the top rating of ̶outstanding” by Ofsted since it’s inception more than a decade ago. It is an honour we most recently received again in 215.

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TOP RANKED COLLEGE

When compared against the six Further Education Colleges in the South West of England, SGS College’s Value Added Performance is consistently ranked in the top three and, in many cases, at the very top.

EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS

National Key Stage Five performance tables show students studying at SGS College continuously perform beyond expectations.

OUTSTANDING RATING

Ofsted have identified that our guidance and support for learners is of the highest standard at SGS College.

LOOKING AFTER OUR ATHLETES

We have incredible facilities for elite level athletes including our new Academy building that houses a state of the art gym, a deluxe film review room, ice baths and a fully equipped physiotherapists suite.

THE PEFECT SURFACE

A playing surface is critical to getting the most from your game. We boast lazer-levelled grass fields, state of the art indoor and outdoor all weather fields, a running track and a BBL standard basketball court.

ELITE COACHING

We have top-level coaches for each sport, many of whom progress to full international roles such as Mark Sampson, who is our former female football academy coach and current England Women's Football Manager.

PROFESSIONAL EXIT ROUTES

Former players have found professional homes with local clubs such as Bristol City FC, Bristol Rugby, Gloucestershire County Cricket Club, Bristol Rovers and the Bristol Flyers.

INTERNATIONAL CAPS

Our players are given the best start on their pathway to international success by attaining College and Home Nation U18 caps, full international caps and British and Irish Lions caps in Rugby and Pro Tour appearances in Golf.

AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIPS

Players from our American Football, Golf, Football and female Football Academies have long enjoyed being recruited into further education in the USA including Auburn College and Boise State to colleges based in Florida, Austin, Troy and San Antonio.

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Professional Careers

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International Caps

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Olympians

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National Titles

STRONG LINKS WITH BRISTOL RUGBY

Bristol Rugby is an official partner of the 24 News.

 

The first team for Bristol is full of former and current student athletes including Mitch Eadie, Joe Joyce, Andy Uren, Ezra Caven, Lucas and Augie Slowick.

 

Similarly, Chantelle Miell lines out regularly for the Bristol Ladies first team.

 

As we have a very close relationship with Bristol Rugby over many years and several of our players have been awarded professional contracts from training at and playing for SGS College.

Strong Links with BRISTOL CITY LADIES

The Bristol City Ladies, also known as the Vixens, is run from the SGS College and brings through the best talent from the Academy.

 

The side won promotion in November 216 and will ply their trade at the highest level in the Women’s Super League in 217.

 

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